Police searching for a patient who's gone missing from Clacton Hospital say they're growing increasingly concerned for his safety. 66 year old David Royle had been in hospital for two months and was on a home visit when he disappeared.
He was last seen on Friday in the Boley Drive area of the town. Officers say there's been no sign of him since despite an extensive search, and are asking the public to help them find him.
Mr Royle is described as white with shoulder length brown hair. He was wearing a blazer and a flat cap.
Basildon University Hospital will face prosecution after being told it failed to protect patients from legionnaires' disease.
The Health and Safety Executive says the hospital failed to ensure the safety of its patients and visitors for nearly six years between February 2004 and December 2010.
The disease is caught by breathing in small droplets of contaminated water.
Hospitals across the East of England are being urged to do more to stop people missing their appointments.Read the full story ›
The Care Quality Commission says two hospitals in the region have broken the law over abortions.
A motorcyclist is preparing to ride 1,000 miles in 24 hours to raise funds for the critical care unit at Colchester General Hospital.
Andy McGowan will begin his journey from outside the hospital’s Main Entrance at 10am on Saturday (23rd June).
He hopes to raise £1000 and was inspired to take on the challenge after his wife, Sarah, received treatment at the hospital.
The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital says there are no longer high levels of the pseudomonas bug in its water system.Read the full story ›
Babies at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital are being treated with special antibiotics after a potentially fatal bug was found in a neo-natal ward.
Hospital managers say they're confident that the Pseudomonas bacteria is under control. It was discovered in tap water at the hospital. Work is now underway to remove it from the system.
Routine testing in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at a Norfolk hospital has found higher than normal levels of a water bug.Read the full story ›
Gordan Barnes was stranded in the middle of the nightRead the full story ›